May 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI Announces Birmingham Music Scholarship

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi is sponsoring a new music scholarship at BIMM Institute Birmingham in Birmingham, England. The Tony Iommi BIMM Birmingham Scholarship is worth £20,250 and recognizes talent and creativity in music. Introducing the award, BIMM Birmingham's executive principal Dara Kilkenny said: "Tony Iommi has agreed to put his name to a scholarship ...

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KISS Cancels Manchester Concert Following Terrorist Attack

KISS has canceled its previously announced concert in Manchester, England. The legendary U.S. rockers had been scheduled to play at the Manchester Arena on May 30, just one week after a suicide bomb killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande gig at the same venue. As a result, the Manchester Arena remains closed, which has ...

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MAX PORTNOY's NEXT TO NONE: 'The Apple' Video

The official video for the song "The Apple" from the Pennsylvania-based metal act NEXT TO NONE, featuring drummer Max Portnoy (son of former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy), can be seen below. The track is taken from NEXT TO NONE's second album, "Phases", which will be released on July 7 through EMP Label Group in ...

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EDGUY: Lyric Video For New Song 'Ravenblack'

In February 1992, a bunch of German kids set out from the middle of nowhere and founded a band that would conquer the hearts of a whole new generation of fans around the globe. Today, 25 years later, EDGUY's founding members Tobias Sammet and the two guitarists Jens Ludwig and Dirk Sauer, as well as ...

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DAGOBA: 'Inner Sun' Single Released

On August 25, French metallers DAGOBA will release their seventh studio album, "Black Nova", as a cooperation between Jive/Epic in France and Century Media for the rest of the world. The disc's first single, "Inner Sun", can be streamed below. Formed in 1997 and inspired by '90s American metal greats such as PANTERA, MACHINE HEAD ...

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EUROPE To Release 'The Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show - Live At The Roundhouse' In July

On July 21, Swedish hard rock veterans EUROPE will share their unique 30th-anniversary performance of "The Final Countdown" from London's legendary Roundhouse. "The Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show - Live At The Roundhouse" celebrates the multi-platinum album's triple-decade success. The band played the album in its sequential entirety at a series of selected cities in ...

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